memories

Teleportation

Does My Body Die If My Brain Teleports From Mars?

A toggle switch allows me to decide whether the ‘old me’ on Mars is preserved or destroyed after I teleport back home.
Charlie Huenemann
8.2.17
Eternal Sunshine

Scientists Used Light to Enhance Memories in Mice While They Slept

When it comes to the role of sleep in memory formation, it’s all about the timing.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.13.17
Science

Your Brain Can Resurrect 'Forgotten’ Short-Term Memories

Working memories don’t have to be continuously active in the brain to be remembered.
Grennan Milliken
12.2.16
memories

A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds

Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).
Kate Lunau
9.14.16
psychology

Déjà Vu Is Not Just a Glitch in the Matrix

Sure you haven't read this article before?
Madison Margolin
8.17.16
video

Watch Nintendo President's Moving 'Heart of a Gamer' Speech

The Nintendo president, who passed away Saturday, talks about his early days in the gaming industry.
Rachel Pick
7.13.15
Clint Eastwood

How Do You Make a Memory? This Study Puts Us Closer to the Answer

Researchers got people’s brains to associate Clint Eastwood with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and encode it in their neurons.
Victoria Turk
7.1.15
jacked in

Born Again Brains

The human brain continues to regenerate even in adulthood, thanks to adult neurogenesis, or the birth of new neurons from parental neural stem cells.
Levi Gadye
6.12.15
jacked in

Why Your Brain Forces You to Relive Your Worst Memories

Why the brain dredges up old memories without your explicit consent hasn’t been easy for neuroscience to explain.
Scaachi Koul
6.9.15
Culture

Our Digital Memories Are Languishing on Obsolete CD-Rs in Our Closets

Investing in short-lived new technology can be perilous.
Jason Koebler
1.2.15
Internet

The Ghosts of WiFi Networks Past

Our computers remember all the WiFi networks we've ever connected to. But so do we.
Jason Koebler
10.3.14
Motherboard Blog

Ones and Zeros 5/26/11: You Have to Hand It to Science, Ads Have Crossed a Line

_Want access to the hottest LAN parties? Consider committing a crime in China._ h3. ONE: Dog gets equipped with prosthetic paw ("CBS Local":http://denver.cbslocal.com/2011/05/24/dog-gets-first-chance-to-walk-on-all-fours/) h3. ZERO: Ads...
Ones Zeros
5.26.11